Lincolnshire author Ian Macalpine-Leny tells the story of his extended family in an entertaining and informative new book, tracing his ancestry from eighteenth-century Scotland to present day Doddington, with many lively tales in between, including an expedition in the Aden Hinterland and a round of golf with Crown Prince Hirohito and Edward, Prince of Wales.
Theatre-goers are in for a treat this summer when the Stamford Shakespeare Company takes to the stage for its thirty-sixth season at Rutland Open Air Theatre with a wonderful new program of events.
by Sean McGlynn RRP £20
It is little known that a second Norman Conquest almost took place in England in the early part of the thirteenth century. What’s more, Lincoln played a central role in securing the country for Henry III.
Steffie Shields’s reflections on spring in the landscape of the Wolds, thanks to Hockney
Jenny’s War by Margaret Dickinson. Published by Pan Macmillan, £6.99